Located in the “middle mountains of North Carolina”, Burnsville is the perfect location for a Smoky Mountain vacation. Known for its beautiful town square, Burnsville is also the county seat for Yancey County – which in turn is the home to Mt. Mitchell (at 6,684 feet, the highest mountain east of the Mississippi) and 18 additional peaks with elevations exceeding 6,300 feet.
The city is nestled among the Appalachian Mountain peaks at an elevation of 2,815 feet. Burnsville and the surrounding region boasts of more crafters and artisans per capita than anywhere else in the United States!
Burnsville is also home to beautiful mountain views, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and much more. Hiking enthusiasts love the fact that there are more than 100 miles of hiking trails in Yancey County alone! Visitors also enjoy Burnsville’s unique galleries, antique shops, restaurants, a handmade paper & tea shop, a coffee shop, and specialty stores all within walking distance from the town square.
The scenic drives around Yancey County’s Hwy 80 are very popular tourist attractions. A drive from the South Toe River Valley to the Blue Ridge Parkway will take you through breathtaking scenic landscapes. A trip along old 19W to the Bee Log-Higgins area will allow you to see the impressive swinging bridges that are unique to the area. The Chamber of Commerce offers a helpful guide that lists many of the area’s scenic back roads.
We offer Vacation Cabin Rentals In Burnsville NC nestled in the mountains is an ideal choice for a mountain getaway! Travelers can enjoy the scenic beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains in cabins with all the comforts of home or just the rustic bare necessities. Both weekly and weekend rates are available. We also specialize in Burnsville NC Real Estate, be sure tocontact us today to become one step closer to owning your piece of heaven in the Western North Carolina Mountains.